When you think of the business of ice cream, you cannot help but think of happiness. It is no wonder then that three generations of Thomsens have spent over ninety years making Schoep’s Ice Cream Company Inc. not only one of the largest independent ice cream manufacturers in Wisconsin but the United States as well.
Keany Produce and GourmetDelivering Freshness Every Day
Established in 1978, Keany Produce and Gourmet is a family-owned produce distributor. Whether it transports fruit, dairy, or vegetables, the utmost care and professionalism go into every effort. The company, celebrating its fortieth anniversary, has recently undergone a warehouse expansion, and is currently experiencing phenomenal growth. We spoke with Social Media and Marketing Coordinator Cassidy Williams.
Wigwam ArizonaFrom Cotton Fields to Desert Gem
A hundred years ago, the Wigwam in Arizona was an exclusive getaway for high-powered executives. Now it’s one of the state’s largest tourist resorts and a golfers’ delight.
Williston Economic DevelopmentWelcoming Business Investors
The excitement in Williston is palpable. New infrastructure is going in at last, and long-term business development has found a lucrative niche in this bustling city. In fact, Williston has done such a great job of navigating its boom-time growth that it has become a recognized role model for other cities facing similar situations.
Wharton Economic Development CorporationNot Just Surviving, but Thriving
Emerging from a battering by Hurricane Harvey two years ago, Wharton, Texas has embarked on a remarkable upward trajectory. As Business in Focus noted in a profile in 2018, community spirit has triumphed over adversity.
City of East Lansing, MIVital Downtown Growth and Development
Known for its proximity to Michigan State University (MSU), the city of East Lansing is not your typical university community. MSU, located in East Lansing, is a particularly large school with more than 50,000 students, and it boasts the second-highest number of on-campus housing units in the country. Whereas most university cities provide the majority of student housing in the surrounding local area, the 16,500 campus housing units are an unusual and beneficial element of the community.
The International Economic Development CouncilSustainability and Social Responsibility
Considered by many economists to be the worst downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008 actually started a few years earlier, during the then-booming housing market in the United States, when subprime lending was recklessly given by banks to borrowers with poor credit ratings.
Waushara County, WIYou Can’t Resist Its Charms
Located a perfect distance between the major city centers in Wisconsin, up-and-coming Waushara County is one sweet destination for outdoorsy people looking to escape the city life.
Vilas County Economic Development CorporationLiving and Working in Two Worlds
Imagine this scenario: After communicating with international clients, you take a break to stretch your legs and walk out to the water – and we are not talking about an office water cooler. We are envisioning crystal clear lake water, surrounded by pine forest where you take a soul-nourishing breath. Refreshed, you head back to your computer to continue developing a software program.
City of Janesville, WIBouncing Back With Thorough Commercial and Industrial Investment
The city of Janesville, on the Rock River, is in south-central Wisconsin, approximately thirteen miles north of the Illinois state border and only thirty-five minutes from Madison, Wisconsin, the state capital. The population of Rock County is close to 180,000, and approximately 65,000 of those people reside in Janesville.
Adams County, WIA Great Place to Live, Work and Play
Adams County, with an approximate population of 20,000, is a beautiful rural area located in Central Wisconsin, twenty three miles from the distinctive Wisconsin Dells. Clean air and ample bodies of water make it a popular spot for tourists, but it is the quality of life found there that truly makes it so special.
Door County, WISensible and Sustainable Development
Door County is a peninsula in northeast Wisconsin separating Green Bay and Lake Michigan. It is known for its beautiful natural landscape and is home to five of Wisconsin’s state parks.
ShipMonkStress Less, Grow More
ShipMonk provides technology-focused order fulfillment services to small and medium-sized e-commerce companies. With its two state-of-the-art warehousing facilities located in San Bernardino, California and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the company serves customers from coast to coast as well as internationally.
Davis CargoMaking a Name for Itself by Making a Difference
The average American citizen does not really ponder how their purchased goods get to market; for most, that is irrelevant. But the invisible and vital force behind moving goods in any economy is the trucking industry. At least seventy percent of goods moved in the United States reach their destination through trucking companies.
Popli Design GroupThe Most Intelligent Buildings on the Block
When it comes to public spending, taxpayers are concerned about value for money and rightly so. In a bid to serve its communities to the best of its ability, Rochester, New York-based Popli Design Group offers a lot more than this.
ALLO CommunicationsGrowing Communities Through Technology
Access to the internet has gone from being viewed as a privilege to a human right debated on the national and international stage. Even in North America, many communities lag technologically. ALLO Communications is working to bring the Midwestern United States into the twenty-first century with high-speed internet delivered through cutting-edge fiber optics.
Glengate CompanyArtistry in Design and a Passion for Service
The Glengate Company is the premier landscape, pool, and lifestyle company in New England. It provides its discerning clients with a degree of expertise and quality that is unmatched in the industry and takes the stress out of outdoor living projects including garden and landscape design and installation as well as pool design, build, and renovation, and even year-round property and pool care.
Elite Integrity ServicesStorage Tanks and the Art of Building Them Better
Few people will claim that they have a true passion for storage tanks – and the maintaining, repairing, altering and building of them. The founders of Elite Integrity Services have spent nearly two decades following just that passion.
Investing in the Future of Energy StoragePower Hungry
From our homes to our offices, daily energy use is increasing across the board – both for mundane tasks as simple as charging our cell phones to key operations like global corporations backing up massive amounts of sensitive data offsite. The need for safe and readily available power keeps growing, and some predict energy storage will be the next big business.
Coil Chem, LLCImproving Oil, Gas and the Environment
While some companies in the oil and gas industry are solely in the business of chemical products, Coil Chem is committed to creating full, performance-enhancing solutions that are better and safer for the environment. Under the experienced leadership of industry veteran Jerry Noles, Coil Chem develops innovative, laboratory-tested drill out, frac, and completion chemicals, high volume water treatment products, specialty chemicals, and an exclusive line of SoilChem environmental cleaning solutions.
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